Upcoming Health Care and Medical Conferences

Health Care Conferences Focused on Emerging Technologies

Does the HIMSS conference have you thinking about other conferences to consider this Spring? Check out some great upcoming events.

18th Annual Wharton Health Care Business Confernce, February 16-17 in Philadelphia, PA

A leading health care business forum for industry professionals, academics, and students. This year’s theme is “Innovation in a Changing Health Care Environment” hopes to explore the “continuing evolution of health care and the leadership needed in both domestic and international markets”. Keep up to date on the upcoming event and follow them on Twitter.

HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition, February 20-24 in Las Vegas
Expecting to top their 31,000 attendees from last year, this year it takes place at the Venetian-Palazzo-Sands Expo Center. Pre-conference programs will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, with conference days from Tuesday, Feb. 21-Thursday, Feb. 23. The 2012 Exhibition Hall will be open on Tuesday, Feb. 21 – Thursday, Feb. 23. HIMSS tells us the conference is the “most complete collection of educational sessions, the largest and most extensive technical exhibition, and the strongest networking opportunities in the healthcare IT industry.” Can’t attend this year, check out their Virtual Events.

The 30th Annual Emergencies in Medicine Conference, March 4 – 8, 2012 in Park City, UTThis 5-day conference focuses on virtually every aspect of emergency medicine through case-based lectures and audience interaction. From disaster planning to wound care and pain management, quality mandates, practice management and economics, each of these educational areas is timely and central to the emergency physicians effort to maintain medical excellence while navigating the evolutionary changes taking place throughout the healthcare system. Attendees will include emergency, primary care and critical care physicians, residents emergency nurses, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, EMT/paramedics, and physician assistants.

The iMedicine & Mobile Life Sciences World Summit, March 21-22 in Boston MA
Check out Boston post St. Patrick’s Day with this mHealth summit. The key themes this year include eClinical trials, the handheld doctor, therapy area apps, eclinics and telemedicine, smart tablets, integrated multi-channel social media case studies and personalized iMedicine.

iHT2 Health IT Summit, March 27-28, 2012 in San Francisco, CA
C-level, physician, practice management and IT decision-makers from leading provider organizations and physician practices will be in attendance of this event. In its seventh year, the summit will focus on the strategies and tools that are re-defining customer care, collaboration and efficiency in the healthcare provider markets. New this year will be the latest implication of ARRA and what it means for your practice or hospital.

35th Annual Rural Health Conference, April 17-20, 2012 in Denver, CO
The nation’s largest rural health conference, created for all of those with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members, and all others interested in rural health care. Early registration discounts are before March 26.

Physicians Practice LIVE 2012! April 25th, a Virtual Conference
Enjoy this free conference without any travel. Physicians Practice is a leading practice management resource for physicians and administrators around the world. A full day focused around practice management including today’s hot topics, and the newest products and services. Register now to get your virtual seat.